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October 11
HOTEL CALIFORNIA - A Salute to The Eagles
A tribute to one of Americaʼs most popular groups. The Hotel California Band performs TAKE IT EASY, PEACEFUL EASY FEELING, LYINʼ EYES, ONE OF THESE NIGHTS, WITCHY WOMAN and DESPERADO. Remarkable!
$45 Orchestra Front Rows A-C; $35 Orchestra Middle Rows D - J
$25 Orchestra Rear Rows K - L
Oct. 11 - 7:30p.m.
October 11
PROFESSOR "SMART" - Letʼs Go Science Show
ARTS IN EDUCATION & FAMILY
Starring Professor Smart and Ms. Knowitall, Letʼs Go Science is a wacky look at “how things work”. This fun-filled show has audience interaction with these two circus legends and awesome illusions, making this a show not to miss.
$15 Adults, $8 Youth
Oct. 11 - 11:00a.m.
October 17, 18, 19
ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE - LITTLE THEATRE
In 1961, Louise Seger struck up a conversation with Patsy Cline in a honky-tonk, launching a friendship that continued until Patsyʼs death. This tribute includes over twenty of Patsyʼs classic songs like WALKINʼ AFTER MIDNIGHT, I FALL TO PIECES and CRAZY.
$25 Adults, $15 Youth
Oct. 17, 18 - 7:30p.m., Oct. 19 - 2:00p.m.
November 1
BRIA KELLY
A talented up-and-coming singer, this Virginia native appeared on AMERICAʼS GOT TALENT and, in 2014 landed in the Top Ten on THE VOICE.
$25 Adults $20 Youth
Nov. 1 - 7:30p.m.
November 14, 15, 16
COTTON PATCH GOSPEL - LITTLE THEATRE
Superb bluegrass and country music by HARRY CHAPIN. This is a joyous musical re-telling of the “Greatest Story Ever Retold”. It considers what might have happened had Jesus been born in the American South. Our talented cast takes you on an inspired foot-stomping journey with places to laugh, sing and cry. If you liked SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN, youʼll enjoy Cotton Patch Gospel.
$25 Adults, $15 Youth
Nov. 14, 15 - 7:30p.m., Nov. 16 - 2:00p.m.
December 5
CASHORE MARIONETTES - ARTS IN EDUCATION & FAMILY
Set to stunning music, this incredible, internationally awarded marionette company brings Simple Gifts, a series of remarkably touching scenes from ʻevery dayʼ to breathtaking life!
$15 Adults $8 Youth
Dec. 5 - 7:30p.m.
December 7
AMERICAN YOUTH HARP ENSEMBLE
Outstanding group performs a very special holiday show, Harp The Herald Angels Sing. Audiences will leave with a warm holiday feeling in their hearts.
$20 All tickets
Dec. 7 - 2:00p.m.
January 31
SWAMP-HATCHED BUTTERFLY - A Night of Comedy with Deedee Stewart and Friends
From the creator/performer of Dirty Barbie and Other Girlhood Tales comes an hilarious night of sketch comedy, true stories and characters you wonʼt forget. Because everybody knows that “what donʼt kill ya might make ya crazy!”
$20 All Tickets
Jan. 31 - 7:30p.m.
February 13, 14
LOVE LETTERS - LITTLE THEATRE
The story of two dear friends whose hopes and dreams are shared over the course of a 50-year relationship in touching and often humorous honesty. Though physically apart for most of their lives, they are as close as only true lovers could be. Love Letters is a Valentineʼs Day treat!
$20 All Tickets
Feb. 13, 14 - 7:30p.m.
February 28
SUZY BOGGUSS
Experience this adored country singer and songwriter live in concert. Bogguss won an Academy of Country Musicʼs award for Top New Female Vocalist. Suzyʼs songs include HEY CINDERELLA, DRIVE SOUTH and OUTBOUND PLANE
$45 Orchestra Front Rows A - B; $35 Orchestra Middle Rows C - J;
$25 Orchestra Rear Rows K - L
Feb. 28 - 7:30p.m.
March 13, 14, 15

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
YOUTH & FAMILY THEATRE
A rhinoceros ate the parents of James! That was bad enough. Then James was sent to live with his awful aunts. But all is not lost! When a giant peach magically appears in the backyard, James finds a secret way inside and makes his amazing escape.
$15 Adults $8 Youth
Mar. 13, 14 - 7:30p.m., Mar. 15 - 2:00p.m.

March 28
AN EVENING WITH MARK TWAIN
An entertaining recreation of an actual lecture that the world famous humorist and author of HUCKLEBERRY FINN and TOM SAWYER would have given during his highly acclaimed world tour in 1905. Youʼll swear Samuel Clemens is alive and well in Virginia!
$35 Orchestra Front Rows A - J; $25 Orchestra Rear Rows K - L
Mar. 28 - 7:30p.m.
April 11
EMILE PANDOLFI
Concert pianist Emile Pandolfi featuring lush arrangements of popular standards, Broadway hits, classical favorites and new gems. Joined by guest vocalist Dana Russell, you are in for a real treat. Emile will make you smile... think the comedy of Victor Borge!
$35 Orchestra Front Rows A - J; $25 Orchestra Rear Rows K - L
April 11 - 7:30 pm
April 18
CROOKED ROAD
The CROOKED ROAD ON TOUR stops at the Louisa Arts Center. this double-header presents Still Lonesome as well as Sandy Shortridge, performing extraordinary mountain and bluegrass music.
$25 Adults $20 Youth
April 18 - 7:30p.m.
May 1, 2, 3
DADDYʼS DYINʼ...WHOʼS GOT THE WILL? - LITTLE THEATRE
Set in small-town Texas, Daddyʼs Dyin depicts the reunion of a family gathered to await the imminent death of their patriarch. This is not the story of Daddyʼs demise or will, but of a rebirth of the spirit of family. Daddyʼs Dyin is deliciously funny with both side-splitting, touching moments, and with characters youʼll care about.
$25 Adults; $15 High School Student
May 1, 2 - 7:30p.m., May 3 - 2:00p.m.
 
2013-2014 Performances
2008-2012 Performances